CSU basketball team huddle on Jan.  20 in Henry J. Goodman Arena against Wright State.
Credit: Jack Barrett
CSU men's basketball in a team huddle on Jan. 20 at Henry J. Goodman Arena against Purdue University–Fort Wayne

CSU men's basketball defeats Purdue University–Fort Wayne

After the Vikings' slow start in the second half, they went on a 10-0 run in the middle of the half to regain the lead and eventually win the game.

Cleveland State men's basketball defeated the Purdue University–Fort Wayne Mastodons, 75-68, at Henry J. Goodman Arena on Jan. 20. 

The Vikings played a tough game against the Mastodons, with the lead switching four times. Three-point shooting and passing were huge for the Vikings toward the end of the game. Drew Lowder was the highest scorer for CSU, with 23 points on 5 of10 shooting from three-point range. 

The Vikings had 23 assists on 29 field goals. Tristan Enaruna had eight assists, and Tae Williams finished with seven. CSU's late 10-0 run and back-to-back Lowder three-pointers sealed the Vikings' win.

The victory extended the Vikings' home winning streak to 18 games. Overall, they improved to 12-8. 

Next up, Cleveland State hosts Wright State on Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase here